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ICC considering investigation into human trafficking in Libya

JOHANNESBURG, May 9 – The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has told the United Nations Security Council that her office is considering launching an investigation into alleged migrant-related crimes in Libya, including human trafficking. “My Office continues to collect and analyze information relating to serious and widespread crimes allegedly committed against migrants attempting […]

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Nigerian children brutalised by Boko Haram violence

JOHANNESBURG, May 5 – Children in north-east Nigeria continue to be brutalised as a result of Boko Haram’s insurgency in the region and the ensuing conflict, a first-of-its-kind United Nations report has concluded. “With tactics including widespread recruitment and use, abductions, sexual violence, attacks on schools and the increasing use of children in so-called ‘suicide’ […]